New York: Bantam, 1988. First. hardcover. With an Introduction by Carl Sagan. Illustrations. 198 pages. Slim 8vo, black cloth-backed boards, d.w. (1 inch closed tear at rear flap with no paper loss). New York: Bantam Books, (1988). First American Edition. Three preliminary pages are dog-eared, (now flattened), otherwise a fine copy in a near fine dust wrapper.
Very scarce copy of the first issue, which, because of many misprints, including missing dedication and table of contents leaves, was recalled from booksellers, and destroyed. This is a near fine copy in a silver dust wrapper (later changed to blue).